Special Assignment Photo Walk – April 8, 2017

On April 8, we are taking a photo walk in Floresville, TX at a farm owned by one of Paul Tally’s contacts.  We should be able to get some awesome photos.  Any photo taken on the walk may be submitted in the Special Assignment Print Competition for April 2017.  Floresville is South of San Antonio, which will be a 3+/- hour drive.  There will be signup sheets at the Print Competition next week but if you can’t make it and are interested in the photowalk, email Kate O’Connor at foodiephotogal@gmail.com. If you would like to carpool, please let me know and I will provide a list of all interested in carpooling. We will find somewhere in the area to eat but are still working on the details.
Shoot Location:  4416 CR 401, Floresville, TX 78114
Happy shooting!


VP of Programs Position

Currently, there is an opening for an HPS 2017 Program Director.  We have one nomination so far and would like to open it up to all HPS members.  If you have an interest in leading the Programs on the second Tuesday of every month or would like to nominate someone, please contact the HPS President, Paul Tully.



Coming Soon!

Houston Photographic Society Portfolio Review

Submission:  Tuesday, October 12
Review:  Thursday, October 14 (for the artists & judges only)
The Portfolio Review is for paid HPS members to present a body of work on an individual topic.  The portfolio should consist of 8-15 photos that have all been matted in a similar format.  An artist statement should accompany the body of work. The artist statement is an artist’s written description of their work. This brief verbal representation is for, and in support of, his or her own work to give the viewer understanding of the collection and should also include an introduction of themselves as the artist.
Questions or concerns should be directed to:
Owen Fisher

February 2017 Winners

Houston Photographic Society Judge:  Hugh Hargrave

Special Category Topic: “Landscape Photography”
Placing Photographer Title
not enough entries
Category: Gold, and Platinum Color
Placing Photographer Title
1 Robert Green (Gold) Solitude
2 Dwight Theall (Gold) Two ways There
3 Bob Davis (Gold) The River Scene
HM Laszlo Perlaky (Gold) Windcombed
HM Owen Fisher (Gold) 3 Brothers
Category: Silver Color
Placing Photographer Title
1 Chul-Sung Kim The Raw Power
2 Kate O’Connor Left Behind
3 Chul-Sung Kim A walk in a Foggy Morning
HM Jerry Breaux Morning in the Contry
Category: Gold, Silver, and Platinum Monochrome
Placing Photographer Title
1 Laszlo Perlaky (Gold) 3+1 Aspen
2 Thejas Rejaram Hard but Simple Life
3 Orlando Morales (Gold) Classifieds
HM Bob Davis (Gold) A man his horse and a few birds
HM Jerry Breaux (Silver) Spring time in smokies
Category: Bronze Color
Placing Photographer Title
1 Yum Lee On the Edge
HM Jerry Clark Spoonbuill Bullet
HM J W In a woman’s eyes
Category: Bronze Monochrome
Placing Photographer Title
1 Jerry Clark Cypress Reflections; Caddo Lake
2 Diann Hoops Zugspitze
3 Yum Lee An Expedition

Print Competition – February 2017

We are pleased to announce that Hugh Hargrave will be our judge for the February 28, Print Competition.  Hugh is a commercial photographer located in Houston, Texas.  Hugh specializes in Hotel, Resort, Multi-Family, Corporate, Lifestyle, and Golf photography.  We look forward to his critiques.  You can view some of his work at www.hhphoto.com.  As a reminder, the special assignment for this month is “Landscape Photography.”  The special assignment should be treated as an assignment in 2017.  We look forward to seeing you next Tuesday.  Happy shooting!

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